Monday, January 09, 2006

It's SP time again!!

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer higher quality and/or natural fibers)? Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? I am not a yarn snob, every yarn has it’s purpose but I can not use LB Homespun…it’s not mentally or physically possible.

2. Do you spin? Crochet? I crochet.

3. What do you use to store your needles/hooks in? I leave them on a shelf in my craft cabinet.

4. How long have you been knitting? Would you consider your skill level to be beginner, intermediate or advanced? I’ve been knitting a year. I guess I’m an advanced beginner…I’ve got a ton of stuff to learn yet.

5. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? Yes, here it is.

6. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products etc.) Vanilla

7. Do you have a sweet tooth? Favorite candy? Yes, my favorite candies are Skittles and Mary Janes.

8. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? Sew, bead jewelry

9. What kind of music do you like? Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) I like all kinds except country, preferably R&B.

10. What's your favorite color? Or--do you have a color family/season/palette you prefer? Any colors you just can't stand? I like greens, golds, oranges.

11. What is your family situation? Do you have any pets? I live with my boyfriend and our dog.

12. Do you wear scarves, hats, mittens or ponchos? All of these but ponchos.

13. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? Anything Rowan or Debbie Bliss

14. What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? Homespun

15. What is/are your current knitting obsession/s? I want to knit it all!!!

16. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit? Top-down sweaters

17. What are you knitting right now? Sweaters, scarves, shrugs

18. Do you like to receive handmade gifts? Yes!

19. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? Circs

20. Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? No preference

21. Do you own a yarn winder and/or swift? No, but I MUST get them.

22. How did you learn to knit? From books and the gals at Stitch n Bitch

23. How old is your oldest UFO? About 8 months, I’m planning on frogging it soon.

24. What is your favorite animated character or a favorite animal/bird? Winne the Pooh

25. What is your favorite holiday? Thanksgiving

26. Is there anything that you collect? Magnets and anything Pooh.

27. What knitting magazine subscriptions do you have? Interweave Knits

28. Any books, yarns, needles or patterns out there you are dying to get your hands on? Vogue handbook of knitting

29. Are there any new techniques you'd like to learn? The magic loop, knitting with 2 circs and cableing

30. Are you a sock knitter? What are your foot measurements? No, but I plan to learn soon. I wear a US 7 and a half.

31. When is your birthday? (mm/dd) November 15